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Art as Aesthetic Creation

Nick Zangwill

in Aesthetic Creation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261871
eISBN:
9780191718670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261871.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter articulates and defends the view that a work of art is the intentional product of aesthetic creative thought. The view, roughly, is that someone has an insight into an ... More


Judging at the “End of Reasons”: Rethinking the Aesthetic Turn

Linda M. G. Zerilli

in A Democratic Theory of Judgment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226397849
eISBN:
9780226398037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226398037.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines the aesthetic turn in contemporary democratic theory as it bears on the question of judgment. Hume's argument in "Of the Standard of Taste" is examined with an eye to the limitations of a ... More


Condillac's Idea of ‘Nature’

Edward Nye

in Literary and Linguistic Theories in Eighteenth-Century France: From Nuances to Impertinence

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160120
eISBN:
9780191673788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160120.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

Condillac is rarely given the credit he deserves for the range of his interests, with the result that his recurring subject of inquiry is often overlooked. Condillac finds that an unavoidable issue ... More


All Margin

Grace E. Lavery

in Quaint, Exquisite: Victorian Aesthetics and the Idea of Japan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691183626
eISBN:
9780691189963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183626.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter follows Michel Foucault's distinction between a “history of ideas” and a “history of thought.” It treats the aestheticism of the late 19th century as representing the social form of ... More


The Chinese Aesthetic Tradition

Zehou Li

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833077
eISBN:
9780824870706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833077.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The author has been an influential thinker in China since the 1950s. Before moving to the United States in the wake of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, he published works on Emmanuel Kant and ... More


Aesthetic Theories

Lucy Hartley

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 3: The Nineteenth-Century Novel 1820-1880

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199560615
eISBN:
9780191803499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199560615.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter shows how aesthetic thinking was central to discussions of the value, interest, and pleasure of literature in the period from 1820 to 1880, and especially for the status of the novel as ... More


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